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Stir-Fried Chicken with Holy Basil Leaves – Thai Food Recipe

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(Pad Krapao Gai)

This Chicken Basil thai foods recipes is one of the best classics. It made using holy basil which has a slightly hot taste to it but you can use any sort of basil you like.


450 grams chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup onion, sliced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons black soy sauce
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 cup fresh holy basil
7 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely
Dash of ground white pepper


1. Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add onions. Stir another few seconds before adding the chicken. Continue Stir-frying until chicken is cooked throughly.
2. Add chillies and sprinkle black soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.
3.Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well. Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish. Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.

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